Libya official dismisses cease-fire offer

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By: WINK Administrator

Battles raged in Libya on Friday as mixed messages of peace put forth from several corners brought no guarantees of an end to the conflict.
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Final stage of Ivory Coast's political crisis?

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By: WINK Administrator

The African Union called on Laurent Gbagbo to relinquish power Friday as forces attacked the home of the disputed incumbent.
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U.N. staff killed in Afghanistan

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By: WINK Administrator

Several United Nations staffers were killed in an attack in northern Afghanistan on Friday, authorities said.
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Ireland taxpayers carry $34B bank bail-out, senior creditors avoid hit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Ireland was hit with a ratings downgrade Friday, following The Central Bank of Ireland\'s revelations the country\'s banks need a further €24 billion ($34 billion) to enable the sector to cope with further economic shocks.
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US ending its air combat role in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is about to pull its attack planes out of the international air campaign in Libya, hoping NATO partners can take up the slack. The announcement Thursday..
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Activists return to Tahrir Square to revive movement

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Cairo\'s famous Tahrir Square on Friday, as part of an effort by liberal activists to revive their movement after a series of perceived political set-backs.
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Reports: 2 Americans in Syria released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two Americans detained amid the social turbulence in Syria have been released, the State Department and others said Friday.
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FDA proposes calorie counts on menus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Like it or not, many restaurant diners will soon know more about what they are eating under new menu labeling requirements proposed by the Food and Drug Administr..
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Arizona lawmakers consider fat tax

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's cash-strapped Medicaid program is considering adding a $50 tax on single patients who smoke, have diabetes or are overweight.    Arizona Hea..
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Unemployment rate falls to 8.8 pct, two-year low

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate fell to a two-year low of 8.8 percent in March and companies added workers at the fastest two-month pace since before the recession began. T..
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Highway deaths fall to lowest level since 1949

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON- Highway deaths have plummeted to their lowest levels in more than 60 years, helped by more people wearing seat belts, better safety equipment in cars and efforts to cur..
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Deadly clashes erupt as thousands march in Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAIRO - Thousands of Syrians shouting "We want freedom!" took to the streets around the country Friday, defying security agents who tried to beat them back with gunfire, tear gas a..
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U.S. warplanes to leave Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is about to pull its attack planes out of the international air campaign in Libya. The announcement yesterday drew incredulous reactions from some ..
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No joke, winter weather for the Northeast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BOSTON (AP) - The long-white winter isn't over yet in the Northeast. An April Fools' Day snowstorm is expected to last through this morning and up to a foot of snow is possible in ..
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US rep: good progress on Pacific Rim trade talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SINGAPORE (AP) — A U.S. trade representative says negotiations for a Pacific Rim free trade agreement made very good progress this week in Singapore. Barbara Wei..
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Economy poised for 2nd month of strong job gains

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses likely posted a second straight month of solid job gains in March, as slow but steady economic growth translated into more hiring. E..
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Gov't re-interviews Edwards witness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WASHINGTON (AP) - Prosecutors investigating former Sen. John Edwards spent several hours Thursday re-interviewing the man who posed as the father of Edwards' out-of-wedlock baby du..
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NATO takes over air operations in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NATO took sole command of air operations in Libya on Thursday, and CIA operatives tried to connect with rebel fighters who have seen their surge toward Tripoli impeded. FULL STORY | FOREIGN MINISTER DEFECTS
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Ivorians fear bloody battle in Abidjan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The streets were quiet in Abidjan Thursday morning, the commercial hub of the Ivory Coast, with many fearful of a bloody showdown there.
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Japan: Radiation found in beef

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The levels of radiation in ocean waters off Japan\'s embattled Fukushima Daiichi plant continue to skyrocket, the nation\'s nuclear safety agency said Thursday, with no clear sense of what\'s causing the spike or how to stop it.
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